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Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature

Basic Info

Feature Name Abeeso Facula
Clean Name Abeeso Facula
Feature ID 15728
Target Mercury
Feature Type Facula, faculae


Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Northmost Latitude 22.10 °
Southmost Latitude 21.40 °
Eastmost Longitude 214.30 °
Westmost Longitude 215.00 °
Diameter 32.00 km
Center Latitude 21.70 °
Center Longitude 214.60 °
Quad H-08 [pdf]

Status and Origin

Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date Apr 02, 2018
Continent Africa
Culture Somalia
Origin Somali word for snake.
Reference [455] - The proceedings of the First International Congress of Somali Studies, Issue 2 of Occasional papers and proceedings, edited by Hussein Mohamed Adam and Charles Lee Geshekter: Scholars Press, 1992.
Updated Apr 03, 2018 11:57 AM

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